9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
William Harbinson was the son of James and Mary Harbinson. He was born about 1890 in Tyrone. William was educated at Drumglass School. The 1901 census records George as 13, working as a “Mill Worker Doffer”. Most of the rest of the family also worked in the mill. His father was a labourer. They were living in house 6 at Railway View, Dungannon. By the time of the 1911 census, William was living by himself in Drumcoo, Dungannon, Tyrone. He was 20 years old and single. William gives his occupation as horse trainer. William enlisted in Dungannon. Private William Harbinson was with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action at the Somme on 1st July 1916.